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Ask For Advice And See What We Get


When I Am Stuck With A Problem

I turn to the people who I know

That will give me honest advice

If you went to the hospital

Because you needed surgery

Lets start small

Say for a broken arm

The doctor will operate later today

Then you will be home in one day

Would you take the time to read

A free magazine called Dr. Who ?

In each issue a fun way to look at a hospital

There are so many people in a hospital

That make our stay a pleasant one

Maybe ten pages in all

Some pages talking about different operations

In an easy to follow diagrams

Over simplified to make us interested and curious

Like a mystery novel

Then in the last line

Everyone here in the hospital would like to leave you with this final thought

Please make our day

Get better and stay away

Take our advice

Go Home

Underneath different autographs of patients and hospital personnel

Made into a beautiful page Mural

I want to notice

The important people that we might miss

Just like celebrities and athletes

Who deserve to be in the spotlight

With their name honored and appreciated

Well that is as far as I have for now

If your are interested in finding out more ?

I welcome all your thoughts and opinions

We are all making the next issue

Better than it has to be

Maybe an exciting twist hidden in the pages

Where ten people are randomly picked

To receive free bonus gifts

That could be anything from gift cards to flowers

Five for patients and five for anyone working at the hospital

To remind everyone

You are special

You are loved

A recap of everything I have said

A magazine in the hospital

That relates to what you might be going through

Light hearted and funny

Making you forget why you are here

You could even be in the next issue

Not filled with medical terms that know one understands

A non technical hands on approach

A weekly magazine that an older person can see

Large enough print you won't need to use glasses

Bold print and filled with crazy cartoons

Talking about patients experiences and their recovery

In the middle and sometimes on the front page

One Big Thank you card

Made into a collage

With so many beautiful names on it

A wonderful mix

Both patients and hospital staff

As far as I know this hasn't been done

I would love to see it happen

Where people find kindness

To be the best healer of them all


DREAM ON (author) on January 31, 2018:

Michael-Milec I totally understand where you are coming from. You are blessed. There are many children and adults who have serious conditions that can't escape the need for doctors and nurses constant help. When in that situation it is good to put your mind and thoughts in a positive place. Thinking like this can only add to a better and healthier you. Meanwhile searching for a speedy recovery. Some things are beyond our control in Gods hands. I have also been healthy and living a busy life. I am fortunate to be able to have time to write and share my thoughts with so many other people. Welcoming all opinions and advice. Thank you for reading and sharing. May all your healthy routines serve you all your life.

Michael Milec on January 31, 2018:

Hospitals are for people, people are for hospitals, doctors are needed. Surgeons are needed. They kept me for three days in a hospital when my full replacement hip surgery was performed. I am a busy person, I work for living and do not have time to be sick. Not at all! I do not want it, don’t need it and if a sickness approaching me I send it away before comes closer to me. For me works when I speak to it, sternly and seriously sending it away, it leaves .. . Once a secret how to maintain wellbeing has been revealed to me, I have disciplined myself : Speaking right, hearing right, eating and drinking healthy and keeping active, moving, moving, after that follows sleeping healthy...

DREAM ON (author) on January 31, 2018:

Kari Poulsen I went to Barnes and Noble to look at the magazine section to get ideas. Seeing if there is anything like it. Many magazines to pick from. Mostly ads in each magazine. Wouldn't it be something if the ads were replaced with personal profiles of random people talking about themselves and telling other people why they love their family or a loved one so much. So the article is not about them but them giving thanks to someone very special in their life. I like that so much better than reading ads about prescription drugs and life insurance. I then walked over to the book section and did find a book titled Dr. Who? So maybe we could use another name. I thought Dr. Who was appropriate because usually until this point in time we didn't have to go to the doctors and didn't even know the doctor existed until we needed help. Then we wanted the best in the field to make us better. You ever notice that the mood in a hospital is quiet and boring. T.v.s on in each room. People not connecting but each in their separate dramas. Like People Power or The Real Me there are so many names that can describe people that here to get better and want other people to get better too. In a me generation so many people are glued to their phones nobody even looks up. There are many hours visiting that are spent so quiet. Thinking when are you coming home? What is the next step? The visitors all trying to juggle their schedules to see the people they love for an hour or just any amount of time before they have to go to work or home and get supper for the kids. Life goes on. I often think many thoughts that sound good in my mind until they hit the paper then they become like a wet newspaper. Soggy and soon good for nothing and have to be thrown out. Until that time I appreciate your kind thoughts and that is what makes me happy. Have a lovely night.

Kari Poulsen from Ohio on January 31, 2018:

This is a wonderful idea! Just the thought makes me happy.

DREAM ON (author) on January 30, 2018:

Gypsy Rose Lee When we are in our darkest moments it is nice to know people are all around us looking to help. Feeling the thoughtfulness and inspiration to move on. Being able to laugh and enjoy small moments of happiness. So we all can feel good about ourselves and be proud of it. Thank you for reading and caring.

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on January 30, 2018:

Nice and comforting thoughts.

DREAM ON (author) on January 30, 2018:

Nellieanna Hay I often wondered if the all natural cures work better than modern science. I guess when you sick you just want to get better. This year is suppose to be one of the worst cases of the flu. February is going to be the worst month. A couple of years back I got the flu shot and I was never so sick. The past few years no shot healthy as a horse. Thank you for reading and caring. Take care and do what you have always done. It is working well.

Nellieanna Hay from TEXAS on January 29, 2018:

Yes, that would be very nice, because it would mean that more people are healthy and staying healthy! That would be such a great benefit to PEOPLE! Hospitals are wonderful for many reasons, but they're being overcrowded more than they used to be.

Sometimes it seems as though TV and all kinds of advertising is pushing people to do and to eat less healthy things, to 'think sick' and take more meds, so that more people end up on the illness merry-go-round.n It's sad and tragic.

DREAM ON (author) on January 28, 2018:

Nellieanna Hay I have only been in the hospital a few times too. I recently have spent more time visiting people I know that have had their share of troubles. It got me thinking. Thank you for reading and sharing. Wouldn't be nice to see hospitals half empty maybe some day.

Nellieanna Hay from TEXAS on January 28, 2018:

Interesting, but - sigh. I avoid hospitals. See the doctor only for annual checkups, other than for dental and vision.

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